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A notice of violation for an illegal place of worship was issued to the organizer of a gathering of more than 10 people at a building in Woodmere near noon on April 4. more
 Coronavirus cases in Nassau County continued to climb steadily overnight from Saturday into Sunday, nearly reaching 14,400, up from 13,346 the day before — an almost 8 percent increase, … more
Speaking Saturday afternoon, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran reported 11 new deaths overnight of the coronavirus, bringing the total number to 149. That number, she said, … more
New York City firefighters from “The Big House” Engine 264, Ladder 134, Engine 328 and “The Best on The Beach” Engine 265, Ladder 121, Battalion 47 will visit St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway for a “clap off” as a show of sign of respect and appreciation for the hospital’s emergency department, whose doctors, nurses and other staff members are treating Covid-19 patients. more
Nassau County had the third-highest number of coronavirus cases of any county in New York as of Saturday, surpassing Westchester and Bronx counties, and Manhattan. more
Being proactive instead of reactive to the quickly spreading Covid-19 pandemic, Yeshiva Sh’or Yoshuv, an Orthodox Jewish school in Lawrence, is creating an ad hoc hospital in its CedarLawn Avenue building. more
To help feed people or families that are worrying about having enough to eat during the business shutdown because of the coronavirus outbreak, State Assemblywoman Missy Miller, (R-Atlantic Beach), is … more
Because of the Covid-19 health crisis, State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, a Democrat who represents the Five Towns, will hold an emergency food drive to benefit families within the 9th Senate District. Suggested donations include gift cards, fresh, canned or boxed food, toiletries and personal items and cleaning supplies. more
Governor Cuomo has warned in recent weeks that New York’s apex of COVID-19 cases was coming within seven to 21 days. Already, though, the state has surpassed 100,000 cases as of Friday, he said, and Thursday into Friday was the deadliest 24-hour period during the coronavirus crisis so far, with 562 new deaths statewide. more
School budget votes in the Lawrence and Hewlett-Woodmere school districts have been delayed until at least June 1 because of the coronavirus outbreak, by order of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.  The votes … more
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